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1 March 2021

Staithes: an interesting place to pitch a tent for the weekend

Staithes: an interesting place to pitch a tent for the weekend. A couple and their child pitched their tent on the top of a landslide block

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20 March 2020

Sinking ships to stop erosion

Sinking ships to stop erosion: the banks of the River Severn in England have been protected from landslides by sinking disused barges, creating a graveyard of old vessels

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5 March 2020

A geological detour: the Geotimes pillow lavas at Wadi Jizzi in Oman

A geological detour to visit to the outcrop of the famous “Geotimes” pillow lavas in the Semail Ophiolite at Wadi Jizzi in Oman

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3 September 2018

Dynamic liquefaction: a mass movement that can sink ships

Dynamic liquefaction, a key process that generates landslides in earthquakes, especially for example in the loess of China, also sinks large ships

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8 December 2016

Civita di Bagnoregio: the worlds first landslide museum?

In the small historic village of Civita di Bagnoregio is located what may be the worlds first museum dedicated to landslides

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29 March 2016

Sparmos Dam – a significant dam failure in Greece on Sunday 27th March

On Sunday 28th March 2016 the Sparmos Dam in Greece underwent an overtopping and breach event, damaging local fields and roads

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